Riz Ahmed

Riz Ahmed

  • Born on
    • December 1st, 1982
Rizwan "Riz" Ahmed (born 1 December 1982), also known as Riz MC, is a British actor and rapper. As an actor, he was initially known for his work in independent films such as The Road to Guantanamo, Shifty, Four Lions, Trishna, and Ill Manors, before his breakout role in Nightcrawler. Since then, he has appeared in the films Una, Jason Bourne, and the first Star Wars Anthology film, Rogue One. He also starred in the HBO miniseries The Night Of as Nasir Khan; the show and his performance were critically lauded, earning him Golden Globe and SAG nominations.

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Acting (26 Credits)

2020Mogul Mowgli as Zed
2019Sound of Metal as Ruben Stone
2018Venom as Carlton Drake / Riot
2018The Sisters Brothers as Hermann Kermit Warm
2016City of Tiny Lights as Tommy Akhtar
2016Una as Scott
2016Jason Bourne as Aaron Kalloor
2016Rogue One: A Star Wars Story as Bodhi Rook
2016The Night Of as Nasir Khan
2014Nightcrawler as Rick
2013Closed Circuit as Nazrul Sharma
2012The Reluctant Fundamentalist as Changez
2012Ill Manors as Aaron
2011Trishna as Jay
2011Day of the Falcon as Ali
2010Four Lions as OmarWatch Free
2010Centurion as TarakWatch Free
2009Rage as Vijay
2008Shifty as Shifty
2008Dead Set as Riq
2007Britz as Sohail Wahid
2007Britz as Sohail
2006The Road to Guantanamo as Shafiq
2006Banglatown Banquet as RazualWatch Free
2006The Path to 9/11 as Yosri

Writer (1 Credits)



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